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Gemin, Butch; Smith, Barbara; Vashaw, Lauren; Watson, John; Harrington, Chris; LeBlanc, Elizabeth S. – Evergreen Education Group, 2018
Many reports on rural education give little attention to digital learning. At most, they tend to note either infrastructure needs or the potential of remote course access, with little focus on instruction, outcomes, or exemplars. This report intends to begin correcting that imbalance by connecting the dots between rural regions, rural education,…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Learning Strategies, Rural Areas, Rural Schools
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Russell, William Benedict, III, Ed. – International Society for the Social Studies, 2014
The "International Society for the Social Studies (ISSS) Annual Conference Proceedings" is a peer-reviewed professional publication published once a year following the annual conference. The following papers are included in the 2014 proceedings: (1) Legal Profession in the Technological Era with Special Reference to Women Lawyers in…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Social Studies, Lawyers, Females
Project Tomorrow, 2014
The Speak Up National Research Project annually polls K-12 students, parents and educators about the role of technology for learning in and out of school. In the first report on the findings from the 2013 Speak Up National Research Project, "The New Digital Playbook: Understanding the Spectrum of Students' Activities and Aspirations"…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Skill Development
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Russell, William Benedict, III, Ed. – International Society for the Social Studies, 2013
The "ISSS Annual Conference Proceedings" is a peer-reviewed professional publication published once a year following the annual conference. The following papers are included in the 2013 proceedings: (1) Teaching About Asia in a Social Science Education Program (Cyndi Mottola Poole and Joshua L. Kenna); (2) Teaching Students about…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Preservice Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Education Courses
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Simonson, Michael, Ed. – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2013
For the thirty-sixth year, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the annual AECT Convention in Anaheim, California. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Discussion Groups, Content Analysis, Games
Project Tomorrow, 2013
Now in its tenth year, the annual Speak Up National Research Project and the resulting trends analysis provides a birds' eye view of the changing environment for digital learning, both in and out of school. The goals of the Speak Up project are to stimulate new discussions around how technology tools and services can transform education, and to…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Technology Uses in Education, Internet, Educational Technology
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Picciano, Anthony G.; Seaman, Jeff; Shea, Peter; Swan, Karen – Internet and Higher Education, 2012
In 1992, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation began its "Anytime, Anyplace Learning Program", the purpose of which was to explore educational alternatives for people who wanted to pursue an education via Internet technology. Part of this grant activity was a research award to the Babson College Survey Research Group to examine online learning in…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Online Courses, School Districts
Cavanaugh, Cathy; Barbour, Michael; Brown, Regina; Diamond, Daryl; Lowes, Susan; Powell, Allison; Rose, Ray; Scheick, Amy; Scribner, Donna; Van der Molen, Julia – International Association for K-12 Online Learning, 2009
Online teaching is a complex professional practice. In addition to their content knowledge and pedagogical skill, online teachers must be qualified in methods of teaching the content online and have experience in online learning. This document examines some of the aspects of online teaching, specifically those related to communication and…
Descriptors: Interaction, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Student Relationship, Communication Strategies
Watson, John; Gemin, Butch; Ryan, Jennifer – Evergreen Education Group, 2008
"Keeping Pace" has several goals. First, it strives to add to the body of knowledge about online education policy and make recommendations for advances. Second, it serves as a reference source for information about programs and policies across the country, for both policymakers and practitioners who are new to online education as well as those who…
Descriptors: Online Surveys, Definitions, State Agencies, Computer Mediated Communication
Project Tomorrow, 2008
Speak Up 2007 provided online surveys for K-12 students, teachers, parents (in English and Spanish) and for the first time, school leaders, defined as school principals, technology coordinators, district administrators and school board members. In addition to asking foundational questions about technology use, 21st century skills and schools of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Principals, Electronic Learning, Online Courses
Watson, John; Ryan, Jennifer – Evergreen Education Group, 2007
The goal of "Keeping Pace" is to to serve as a useful document for policymakers and practitioners, and as such, it takes a journalistic approach to research and writing. Most state and program profiles include footnotes that reference state laws, state policies, and websites of programs. However, in some cases, the information is general and was…
Descriptors: State Agencies, School Districts, Educational Trends, Teacher Characteristics
Watson, John F. – North American Council for Online Learning, 2007
Online learning is growing rapidly across the United States within all levels of education, as more and more students and educators become familiar with the benefits of learning unconstrained by time and place. Across most states and all grade levels, students are finding increased opportunity, flexibility, and convenience through online learning.…
Descriptors: Definitions, Educational Resources, Student Evaluation, Educational Assessment
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Deryakulu, Deniz; Olkun, Sinan – Educational Technology & Society, 2007
This study, using content analysis technique, examined the types of job-related problems that the Turkish computer teachers experienced and the types of social support provided by reciprocal discussions in an online forum. Results indicated that role conflict, inadequate teacher induction policies, lack of required technological infrastructure and…
Descriptors: Technical Support, Feedback (Response), Social Support Groups, Informal Education
Watson, John; Ryan, Jennifer – Evergreen Education Group, 2006
This report is the third in a series of annual reports looking at the state of online education across the country. The goal of "Keeping Pace" is to be a useful document for policymakers and practitioners, and as such it takes a journalistic approach to research and writing instead of an academic approach. This report has two goals: first, to add…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, State Policy, Policy Analysis, State Programs